There are currently no capacity limits, social distancing is still in effect. Starting Monday, March 21 masks will be OPTIONAL in the store. Do what you think is best for you and your loved ones. Stay Safe!



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Interview with Miniwings Owner and Creator, Radek Skoumal

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When I discovered this amazing company in Czechoslovakia, making all kinds of kits in 1/144 scale of Canadian Aircraft types, I reached out to them and embarked on bringing them into The Hobby Centre. In conversation, I found out what an interesting and innovative person the owner Radek is. He consented to doing a written interview with me and I share it here with you. We are very excited to be bringing in his quality aircraft kits and look forward to working with him more in the future. 1 - How long have you been producing kits?  Miniwing has been...

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Interview with Gary Siddall, Author of Evolution of the Snowbirds

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We are thrilled to be handling the North American sales of “Evolution of the Snowbirds” a 27-page, magazine format publication “Commemorating The 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, 431 Air Demonstration Squadron". Gary Siddall is its author and Leader of the Aerobatic Display Teams Special Interest Group (SIG) of IPMS(UK). The book is a beautiful production and should be of interest to modelers, aircraft enthusiasts and fans of the CAF Snowbirds. We cannot wait to bring these books to Aero Gatineau (Gatineau Airshow) in September, in conjunction with appearances by the Snowbirds. We Canadians are certainly proud of our...

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Covid Friendly Flea Market & Swap Meet - SUCCESS!

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Thanks to everyone who participated in or attended our event. It was deemed a success by all. For a video about it, click this LINK

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Ottawa Scale Auto Contest presents: Covid Friendly Swap Meet & Flea Market

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September 26, 2021 Space rentals to support future model contests. Vendor setup 7:00 - 8:30 a.m. Event is 9:00 a.m.  - 1 p.m. Details HERE Questions? email us : hobcen@rogers.com

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THE STORE IS OPEN : LIMITED CAPACITY

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As of Friday June 11, we can be open to in store shopping. Limit of 5 persons, masks mandatory, socially distanced. 15 minute limit if persons waiting outside. No public restroom.

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